Camp Washington Community School

by Anne Endress Skove Camp Washington Community School was chartered in February, 1988. The school’s original purpose was to contribute to workforce development and overall well-being of the com...

Poetry from “Words 2015”

In April 2015, Thomas More College celebrated its Words writing program with a writing showcase and publication of the Words 2015 collection of writings.  Under the leadership of long-time UACC suppo...

Reflections on the Inner City

Posted by Phil Obermiller During the 1950s and 1960s Appalachian families moved into Cincinnati’s Over-the-Rhine neighborhood in great numbers. The people were proud but poor; the poverty was plain ...

Community Education in Appalachian Cincinnati

by Maureen Sullivan A few days ago I heard in an interview clip that Harry Belafonte said he was a drop out, I believe from 7th grade. I was reminded of the early 1990’s Cincinnati Youth Collaborati...

Connie Brosi, Appalachian Studies Pioneer

We are saddened by the loss of Connie Brosi, a deeply committed servant of Appalachia who inspired many in our community. This obituary was written by her husband George and is contributed by Phil Obe...

The Singing Bus

by Steve Laird Back in 1953 I was 10 years old and in the third grade. Got held back a year in the first grade, I was labeled a slow learner. As I found out some years later, people with Dyslexia have...

Research Committee

UACC Research Committee The UACC Research Committee – formerly known as the UAC Research Committee – is one of the oldest continuing research groups in the Cincinnati area. First establish...

Archives Team

UACC Archives On the Archives Team, we effort to collect media and materials that document and discuss migrant and urban Appalachian experiences that may interest contemporary journalists, poets, scre...

Cultural Resources Team

UACC Cultural Resources Team Our work within the Cultural Resources team is concerned with the gathering and dissemination of information about Appalachian history and culture, including an online cul...

Core Team

UACC Core Team The Core Team is a group of individuals who provide “staff support” to the network of UACC volunteers. This includes providing resources and coordination for the Action Grou...

Stewards and Action Teams

UACC Stewards The Urban Appalachian Community Coalition’s work is created, organized, and developed by a large collaborative group of “Stewards.” We all consider ourselves stewards of a rich, ha...

Debbie Zorn is ASA President-Elect

by Phil Obermiller The Appalachian Studies Association (ASA) was founded in the 1970s to provide a way for activists and academics to cooperate in regional understanding and advocacy. Since then urban...

2015 Appalachian Culture Fest at Union Terminal

by Omope Carter Daboiku UACC garnered a highly visible collaboration in February with the award-winning, internationally acclaimed Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal as co-producer for Passpor...

The Six Senses of Growing Up in Price Hill

by Steve Laird I was born Dec. 9, 1943 at 704 Mt. Hope Road. We lived in a 5 family apartment building; my great aunt, Emma Brannigan, owned the building. Sights The back yard overlooked the city and ...

Research

Urban Appalachian Council Research Archives In the UAC’s rich 40-year history, Research & Advocacy informed its work, much of which you can find archived here: UAC Research Committee Newsle...

Working Paper Index

  Over the years, Researchers working with the former UAC compiled a Working Paper Index of scholarship and commentary specifically written about the Urban Appalachian community and the UAC. Belo...

Migration

For a comprehensive analysis of census Appalachian migration data please see The Social Areas of Cincinnati: An Analysis of Social Needs by Michael E. Maloney and Christopher Auffrey. Hundreds of th...

About Urban Appalachians

Urban Appalachia Cincinnati, Ohio, home of the Urban Appalachian Community Coalition, is not a place typically included in public discourse on Appalachia because it does not fall within the Appalachia...